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Umeme, the electricity distributor, has closed its technical centre in Lugogo, Kampala after three staff tested positive for the coronavirus, Peter Kaujju, the company’s head of communications, said on Wednesday afternoon.
National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) suspended operations at its office in Wakiso district after a case of Covid-19 was recorded at the Authority's office.
The Ministry of Health has announced that 23 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded at the points of entry while eight cases were registered from contacts of previously confirmed truck drivers.
President Yoweri Museveni has said that while it would have aided the fight against COVID-19 in the country, it is absolutely suicidal to ban cargo trucks.
By Don Wanyama
Dott Services Limited has offered 20 trucks to help government in the ongoing distribution of food to the people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Teams of Chinese doctors have set off to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso to support efforts to fight coronavirus pandemic, state-owned China Global Television Network reports.